|Basic information||Name: Lac Dodon|
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1993
Mass: 800 g
This is 1 of 61 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Iron, IAB complex. [show all]
Search for other: IAB complex irons, Metal-rich meteorites, and Iron meteorites
Writeup from MB 78:
Montcalm County, Quebec, Canada
Found 1993, summer
Iron (coarse octahedrite, bandwidth 1.34 mm, IAB)
An iron of 800 g was found by Roland Octernaud of Montreal while walking on his rural property in the company of a geologist friend, who suggested that the object was a meteorite. Analysis: 8.64% Ni; 71 ppm Ga; 377 ppm Ge; 3.30 ppm Ir; Eric Hoffman, Acivation Laboratories Ltd., Ancaster, Ontario, Canada. A purchase of the main mass is under negotiation by Richard Herd, Curator, National Meteorite Collection, Geological Survey of Canada, 601 Booth Street Ottawa, Ontario K1A OE8, Canada. Classification and information: Stephen A. Kissin, Department of Geology, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 5E1, Canada.
|References:||Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 78, Meteoritics 30, 792-796 (1995)|
This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites from Quebec, Canada (plus 9 impact craters)
This is 1 of 62 approved meteorites from Canada (plus 5 unapproved names) (plus 31 impact craters)
Direct link to this page